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Bagels Not Available in Paris but Pres. Pompidou is Sent One Every Day

An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but a bagel a day for more than 10 weeks is only keeping French President Georges Pompidou Irritated. Packages containing single bagels have arrived by mail at the Elysee Palace every day since the French leader returned from his visit to the United States following his denial of pre-paid Jets to Israel and his approval of Jet sales to Libya. Adding to the mystery is the postmarking of each package from a different part of Paris and the fact that bagels are not available in the French capital.

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